With never-ending to-do lists, it seems harder and harder to find time for cooking healthy meals. The beauty of stir fry dishes is that they’re easy and quick to make and require affordable and staple ingredients that you probably always have in your kitchen.
Plus, a wholesome stir fry can replace your lunch or dinner when you’re not into cooking. Check out these incredible stir fry that you can make in minutes.
- 12-Minute Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry From Gimme Some Oven
- Spring Veggie Stir-Fry From Cookie + Kate
- Chicken Stir Fry Recipe From Natasha’s Kitchen
- Pea and Farro Stir-Fry From Self
- Shrimp Stir-Fry Salad from Eating Bird Food
- Peanut Lime Tofu & Vegetable Stir-Fry From The Mexitalian
- Summer Squash Green Chile Stir Fry From Simply Recipes
- Easy Veggie Stir-Fry From BBC
- Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry From Once Upon A Chef
- Stir Fry Vegetables with Black Bean Sauce From The Kitchen Girl
This Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry from Gimme Some Oven run by Ali is a great addition to mashed potatoes or brown rice. It can also make a lazy yet healthy dinner idea.
The classic combo of broccoli and chicken – vitamins and lean protein – always wins and the zesty stir fry sauce makes this combo deliciously complete. The best part is that it takes only 12 minutes to prepare and cook this stir fry. The recipe is actually versatile and you can add more veggies or use tofu instead of chicken. The sky is the limit here!
Loaded with nutrient-dense veggies, this Chinese stir fry from Cookie and Kate is extremely healthy.
It takes 20 minutes to make and requires simple ingredients. Kate gives some hints on how to turn this stir fry gluten-free or vegan-friendly. Serve with brown rice or mashed cauliflower for a complete meal.
The step by step instructions provided by Kate make the recipe easy to understand and use even for a beginner cooker.
Zucchini, onions, mushrooms, broccoli, bell peppers, green beans, asparagus, and sweet peas are just a few vegetable options that Valentina recommends us to use in her chicken stir fry recipe.
The honey garlic ginger soy sauce adds a fantastic flavor to that veggie mix, making it one of the healthiest and tastiest side dishes out there. No matter what veggie combos you use, you shouldn’t worry about your stir fry changing its sweet and savory flavor. The cook time is 15 minutes.
Once you make this pea and farro stir fry from Christine Byrne, it will become your go-to side dish recipe for any occasion.
This healthy and delis meatless stir fry can make a nutrient-packed and fulfilling dinner that you can cook in a matter of a few minutes. Plus, the perfect combination of eggs, peas, farro, and onions make the recipe a cross between a scramble and stir fry. Again, you can play with the ingredient list and add more veggies for additional nutrients. This pea and farro stir fry can be satisfying on its own!
This shrimp stir-fry salad from Brittany Mullins is a great easy and yummy lunch idea, albeit you can have it for dinner if you’re on a weight loss diet.
When it comes to cooking, the ease factor often gets us out of trouble. If you’re one of those who always have a bag of frozen and a pack of shrimp in the freezer, you never have to worry about meal ideas on super busy days.
The cook time is just 10 minutes so forget the takeouts and grab your electric wok instead.
This awesome stir fry idea from The Mexitalian will help you any produce you’re about to throw away or have no idea what to do with.
If you’re vegetarian or vegan, chances are you always have a piece of tofu and some veggies in your fridge. The next time you’re busy and hungry, just slice some veggies – be they spinach, mushrooms, or broccoli – and cut a few tofu pieces for a quick and simple lunch.
The peanut-lime sauce will give your meal a flavor from Sriracha, sesame oil, soy sauce, fresh lime juice, and peanut butter. Serve it with cauliflower rice and you’ll have a low-carb dinner in no time!
If you’re looking for gluten-free, Paleo, and vegan side dish or light dinner in a single pot, this summer squash green chile stir fry from Elise Bauer is your best bet.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, this stir fry takes about 15 minutes to make and is greatly versatile. Apart from a variety of veggies added to the stir fry, there are the spices like oregano and cumin that give this side dish a pleasant flavor both kids and adults will love. Just make sure you don’t overcook your veggies to preserve their color.
What can be tastier than crisp and crunchy veggies coated with savory sweet sauce?
This easy veggie stir fry idea from BBC is simple, healthy, and delicious. All it takes is some chopping and frying work and about 10-30 minutes for cooking. You can serve this veggie stir fry with noodles or rice or eat as it is.
You can choose any variety of veggies and add different spices, depending on your cravings and cooking mood.
You don’t have to live in or visit China in order to try this Chinese vegetable stir fry. Jenn Segal is sharing a tasty stir fry recipe that makes an ideal takeout alternative.
It’s easy and quick to make and consists of your beloved veggies: crunchy green broccoli, meaty shiitake mushrooms, sweet and vitamin C rich bell peppers, and a spicy brown sauce with a ginger and garlic flavor.
One of the popular Chinese restaurant entrees, stir fry vegetables with black bean sauce from Traci Antonovich will surprise your entire family.
Served over noodles or rice, this stir fry makes a wholesome meal packed with essential nutrients. It’s also good for healthy packed lunches that you can store in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Stir fries are incredible as they’re lifesavers in our busy lives. All the aforementioned recipes are versatile, fast, and easy to make and they’re super healthy. Enjoy!